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Whitney Plantation Museum

Whitney Plantation Museum is the only museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people

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The Whitney Plantation is located on the historic River Road, less than an hour from New Orleans. Whitney Plantation is the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.
Through the use of restored buildings, museum exhibits, memorial artwork and hundreds of first-person slave narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, visitors are offered a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana’s enslaved people.

New Orleans, LA
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